For Sama
2019, Documental
8.5

Sociedad, Guerra: FOR SAMA is an intimate feature documentary that takes the form of a letter from Waad al-Kateab, a 26-year-old Syrian mother, to her daughter Sama recorded in the last days of the battle for Aleppo, Syria. Waad lives with Sama’s father, a doctor in the last surviving hospital in rebel-held Aleppo. Surrounded on all sides, bombarded daily by the Syrian regime and Russian air force, Waad fears they may be killed at any moment. So she crafts a filmed message to her one-year old daughter to explain who her parents were, what they were fighting for and why Sama came into this world – a record for the young girl in case they don’t survive. Waad’s story begins in 2012 when she was a student studying marketing at Aleppo University. Protests against the brutal dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad reach the university and Waad is one of the first to join. Her camera captures the joy and optimism of those early days. She meets a young medic in the protests called Hamza and with a group of friends they continue to demand freedom even as the regime resorts to greater and greater violence to crush them, eventually engulfing the city in full-blown war. They lose friends and narrowly escape death themselves at the hand of snipers, airstrikes and barrel bombs, scenes all captured on camera. Then, in the midst of the storm, Hamza proposes marriage. They marry, move into their first home and before long Waad is pregnant, scenes recognisable to any young couple anywhere in the world. The difference is their honeymoon plays out against an increasingly apocalyptic war. When the Russians intervene to save the regime in September 2015, they unleash ferocious violence against the rebels. Yet despite their fear, Waad and Hamza decide not to flee the city as so many have done, but to stay and continue the fight for freedom. She realises that the struggle is no longer only for them, it’s for the future of her daughter. Sama is born on the 1st January 2016, a small ray of hope in the chaos. Sama’s first year of life will see the last year of the battle for the city, a time of almost unimaginable darkness. The regime and its allies resort to every imaginable atrocity to crush the rebels. Hamza’s hospital is bombed. They are besieged and witness attacks by chlorine gas, cluster and barrel bombs, massacres of women and children. Yet amid it all, Waad and Hamza have the joy of parenthood, witnessing the first weeks of their baby daughter’s life, full of fun and laughter. She gives them the strength to endure and inspiration to all of the last band of rebels. Eventually, they are overwhelmed and forced into exile. In the exodus, the family pack their things and with tears in their eyes, bid farewell to the shattered city, the place where their dream of freedom was born and where it died. Yet they carry their daughter with them, an eternal symbol of the love and hope that the violence of tyrants cannot destroy.

They Shall Not Grow Old
2018, Documental
8.3

Documental, Historia, Guerra: Heroism. Horror. World War I’s brutal trenches and terrible new technologies buried romantic notions of combat forever.

City of Ghosts
2017, Documental
7.4

Documental, Guerra: City of Ghosts follows the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” - a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.

Smashing Down the Reich
1961, Documental
6.7

Documental, Guerra: This documentary evokes the destruction of the Nazi war machine with a particular emphasis on air power. The most significant events are recounted as the Normandy landings, the battle of Paris, the last German offensive with the historical siege of Bastogne and the landing on the island of Elba. Also shown are the bombing of German industrial centers, and the liberation of concentration camps.

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
2003, Documental
8.1

Biografía, Documental, Historia: Academy Award®-winner for Best Documentary Feature, THE FOG OF WAR is the story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now - for the first time ever - he sits down one on one with award-winning director Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line) to offer a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. As leader of the world's most powerful military force during this nation's most volatile period in recent years, McNamara offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War. Featuring newly released Oval Office recorded conversations with Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, THE FOG OF WAR received critical acclaim for its up-close and personal insider perspective. See the film that Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun-Times) hailed as "a masterpiece!"

The Hornet's Nest
2014, Documental
6.7

Acción, Aventuras, Documental: Armed only with cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history. Mike and Carlos embed with U.S. Forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan, amidst the constant threat of the Taliban. They are the only Father and Son Journalist Team to ever embed with the US Frontline Armed Forces due to the extreme danger involved. Their journey, ‘The Hornet’s Nest’, is a true story of survival not only for the soldiers, but for a father and son team who seek to re-connect under the most harrowing of circumstances.

Last Days in Vietnam
2014, Documental
7.6

Documental, Historia, Guerra: During the final days of the Vietnam War, North Vietnamese forces closed in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbled. An unlikely group of heroes emerged as Americans and South Vietnamese took matters into their own hands.

Decisive Battles of Hitler's War: Battle of Britain
2014, Documental

Documental, Guerra: To Adolf Hitler in 1940, Britain was no more than an irritant on his periphery to his rapidly expanding Third Reich. He was correct in his assumption that Britain had been almost fatally weakened by the fight of Dunkirk. If Britain were to be subdued, there seemed to be no more auspicious time than 1940. The Luftwaffe had proven themselves invincible, which filled them with pride and enthusiasm.

The Russian Woodpecker
2015, Documental
6.8

Documental, Historia, Guerra: The Russian Woodpecker is a thrilling, award-winning investigation into whether the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown was an inside job.

Above And Beyond
2015, Documental
7.7

Acción, Aventuras, Documental: In 1948, a group of Jewish American pilots flew for Israel in its War of Independence. The first feature-length doc about the foreign airmen in the ’48 War, ABOVE AND BEYOND weaves interviews and footage to present a fascinating, little-known tale.

Memphis Belle: la historia de una fortaleza volante
1944, Documental
7.3

Documental, Historia, Guerra: Película sobre la tripulación de la fortaleza volante B-17 Memphis Belle mientras se prepara para una misión. Más detalles en la docuserie "La guerra en Hollywood".

La batalla de Midway
1942, Documental
6.1

Documental, Guerra: El director John Ford graba escenas de combate en la batalla de Midway. La docuserie "La guerra en Hollywood" cuenta más detalles sobre esta película propagandística.

Kapyong
2011, Documental
6.6

Guerra: The story of the Forgotten Battle in the Forgotten War: how a small band of Australians, Canadians and New Zealanders in Korea gave up their Anzac Day barbecue to stop the Seoul-bound Chinese Army in its tracks.

Steel Tempest: The Last Blitzkrieg
2000, Documental
3.7

Acción, Guerra: December 1944, the Battle Of The Bulge, a bridge in the Ardennes. The war is all but over, but for this German unit the battle is just beginning. "Steel Tempest" is the harrowing story of a German unit's mission to take a bridge during the Ardennes offensive, Hitler's last Blitzkrieg. All is clearly lost, but the Commander continues to fight in the face of overwhelming Allied superiority.

Hágase la luz
1946, Documental
7.4

Documental, Guerra: Este filme encargado (y después ocultado) por el gobierno de EE UU detalla tratamientos para veteranos de guerra. Más detalles en la docuserie "La guerra en Hollywood".

San Pietro
1945, Documental
6.6

Documental, Guerra: Tas la invasión aliada de Italia, San Pietro se convierte en un brutal ejemplo de las consecuencias de la guerra. Más detalles en la docuserie "La guerra en Hollywood".

Virunga
2014, Documental
8.2

Documental, Guerra: Enemigos del gorila de montaña: rebeldes, cazadores furtivos y empresas petroleras. Amigos: solo los guardas del parque.

The Age of Stupid
2009, Documental
7.0

Documental, Historia, Guerra: It's the year 2055 and the world has been ravaged by climate change. London is underwater, Sydney is on fire and nuclear war has turned India into a wasteland. An archivist looks back at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change. From the director of McLibel and starring Pete Postlethwaite, this bold, provocative film warns of the dire consequences of our failure to stop climate change.

From Shock To Awe
2018, Documental
8.2

Documental, Guerra: From Shock to Awe asks ‘how do we heal our deepest wounds?’ An intimate and raw look at the transformational journey of two combat veterans suffering from severe trauma as they abandon pharmaceuticals to seek relief through the mind-expanding world of psychedelics. Recent scientific research coupled with a psychedelic renaissance reveals that these substances can be used to heal PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) for individuals and their families. Beyond the personal stories, From Shock to Awe also raises fundamental questions about war, the pharmaceutical industry, and the US legal system.

Dick Cavett's Vietnam
2015, Documental
7.8

Documental, Historia, Guerra: Examine the Vietnam War and its impact on America through the prism of interviews conducted by the iconic host of "The Dick Cavett Show." This program combines interviews from Cavett's shows with archival footage, network news broadcasts and audio/visual material from the National Archives to provide insight and perspective on this controversial chapter of American history.

Swastika
1974, Documental
7.4

Documental, Guerra: SWASTIKA is the most controversial documentary about Hitler ever made. From producers Sanford Lieberson (Lisztomania, Jabberwocky), David Puttnam (Chariots of Fire) and director Philippe Mora (Mad Dog Morgan), the film utilizes intimate home movie footage shot by Eva Braun to present the private life of a dictator.

Victoria en Túnez
1944, Documental
6.6

Documental, Guerra: Fuerzas británicas y estadounidenses colaboran para liberar el norte de África de la ocupación nazi. La docuserie "La guerra en Hollywood" cuenta más detalles.

Citizen Soldier
2016, Documental
5.8

Acción, Aventuras, Documental: CITIZEN SOLDIER is a dramatic feature film, told from the point of view of a group of Soldiers in the Oklahoma Army National Guard’s 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, known since World War II as the “Thunderbirds. ” Set in one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan at the height of the surge, it is a heart-pounding, heartfelt grunts’ eye-view of the war. A modern day Band of Brothers, Citizen Soldier tells the true story of a group of Soldiers and their life-changing tour of duty in Afghanistan, offering an excruciatingly personal look into modern warfare, brotherhood, and patriotism. Using real footage from multiple cameras, including helmet cams, these Citizen Soldiers give the audience an intimate view into the chaos and horrors of combat and, in the process, display their bravery and valor under the most hellish of conditions.

Breaker Morant
1980, Documental
7.8

Drama, Historia, Guerra: At the turn of the twentieth century, three Australian army lieutenants are court-martialed for alleged war crimes committed while fighting in South Africa. With no time to prepare, an Australian major, appointed as defense attorney, must prove that they were just following orders and are being made into political pawns by the British imperial command. Director Bruce Beresford garnered international acclaim for this riveting drama set during a dark period in his country’s colonial history, and featuring passionate performances by Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown, and Jack Thompson; rugged cinematography by Donald McAlpine; and an Oscar-nominated script, based on true events.